In an informal setting, learn about internships, how to obtain fellowships and careers with the US Department of State. Ask questions about what you need to do to see how you can serve your country by living and working in any of more than 265 U.S. embassies, consulates or missions overseas, or in Washington, D.C. Career opportunities include Foreign Service Officers, Foreign Service Specialists, Civil Service professionals and student internships.
In her new book Sugar and Civilization: American Empires and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness, April Merleaux demonstrates that trade policies and consumer cultures are as crucial to understanding U.S. empire as military or diplomatic interventions. Connecting the history of sugar to its producers, consumers, and policy makers, Merleaux shows that the modern American sugar habit took shape in the shadow of a growing empire. For more details, please click the link.